View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

Oct. 31, 2018

TSB releases Watchlist 2018

Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases its Watchlist 2018, looking at the most pressing issues facing the country’s air, marine and rail sectors.

Billy Bishop completes airfield rehabilitation

The three-year, $35-million Billy Bishop Airfield Rehabilitation Program, led by PortsToronto, includes reconstruction of runways and taxiways, lighting and the GRE.

Air Georgian and CUPE ratify agreement

Air Georgian ratifies a three-year collective bargaining agreement with CUPE, representing the carrier’s 83 flight attendants working out of Toronto.
Sponsored Message 

Confident Flying

Written for pilots of all skill levels and interest, this book explores common misconceptions regarding piloting risks and shows what the actual risks are and why.

Reflective insight is the basis for this book’s program for risk management, sound decision-making, and judgment. With the bringing together of varied experiences and different perspectives, pilots can examine the risks in each phase of flight: preflight, takeoff, en-route portions of VFR and IFR flight, approach and arrival, and landings. >> Learn More
Featured News 

Delta first A220 delivery in North America

Mirabel facility celebrates Delta Air Lines becoming the first North American carrier to take delivery of an Airbus A220 aircraft. Scheduled to enter service in early 2019, the new A220 will make Delta the fourth global airline to operate the aircraft. Airbus states the A220 has all the credentials to win the lion’s share of the 100- to 150-seat market. » Learn More

Bombardier renames Completion Centre to honour Beaudoin

Bombardier’s Global Completion Centre is renamed after Laurent Beaudoin to recognize his contributions as one of the company’s most historically influential visionaries, including his leadership during the first flight of Global Express in 1996. Beaudoin retired in May 2018 after 55 years with the company. » Learn More

Stewart buys FBO at Peterborough Airport

Stewart Aviation assumes control of the Fixed Based Operation at Peterborough Airport, with four travel-destination charters planned for 2019. » Read more...

Certification of PAL demonstrator aircraft

A major milestone is reached in PAL’s Force Multiplier Surveillance Program, as its DASH-8 demonstrator surveillance aircraft receives Transport Canada certification. » Read more...

STARS to upgrade fleet with Airbus H145

The Airbus H145 is selected as the fleet replacement aircraft for STARS’ air-ambulance fleet, bringing the first H145s in HEMS configuration to Canada. » Read more...

Correction notice

In the October 19 episode of Aviation This Week, WINGS incorrectly made note of an Embraer 550 Legacy aircraft. The Legacy series only includes 450, 500 and 650E models. Read more about the enhanced Legacy platform aircraft Praetor 500 and 600. » Read more...
Aviation This Week 
Aviation This Week

Textron Aviation establishes Canadian operation

In this episode of Aviation this week: Textron Aviation establishes a Canadian operation to expand its service network. Then, WestJet is to base its first Dreamliners in Calgary and STARS will update its aging air ambulance fleet with Airbus H145 helicopters. » See more

Ontario 2018 AME Conference

November 7-9, 2018
Location: Hilton Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON
» Learn More

2018 Canadian Aerospace Summit

November 12-14, 2018
Location: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON
» Learn More

ATAC Canadian Aviation Conference and Tradeshow

November 13-15, 2018
Location: Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, BC
» Learn More